Man Killed In Car Crash Near Woolbright and South Jog Road
The crash happened when a car struck another car and killed a man in Jog, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said.
Authorities are investigating the crash.
The crash near South Jog and Woolbright roads killed one man of suburban West Palm Beach. He was a passenger in a Honda CRV driven by a 23-year-old who sustained minor injuries.
The car’s headlights were turned off when it sped into the intersection and ran a stop sign. Its front end had a “violent collision” with the rear of the passenger side of the Honda, investigators said in their crash report. The force of the crash threw the man from the car.
The driver ran away from the scene, leaving the luxury vehicle behind, PBSO said. The sheriff’s office did not release a description of the driver.
The crash took place in a neighborhood of family homes north of Lake Worth Road and west of Haverhill Road.
It was not immediately clear if speed or alcohol played a role in the crash.
First emergency responders arrived at the site of the crash soon after the accident happened and the victims were transported to Hospital for treatment.
This route is partially blocked `due to the severity of the crash, causing traffic delays.
Attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded about the crash. “Whenever you are behind the wheel of a car, please make sure you are not being distracted by texting, talking on your phone or communicating with your passengers. If you are in an accident where someone didn’t follow the posted signs or signals, please call me so that we can discuss your rights.”
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